Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15+00:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|

Alumni in the News: Owensboro native finds success as archaeologist

This article was originally published in The Owensboro Times. When Centre College alumnus Brad Erickson ’09 was in high school, he once built a computer just for fun because he enjoyed tinkering with things. Others noticed that even at an early age he enjoyed putting things together and taking them apart, studying the science of

By |2019-07-10T13:39:54+00:00July 10th, 2019|Careers, History, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 6: Integration

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-06-26T13:16:28+00:00June 26th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Buildings, Campus, History, News|

JCY Scholar Kersey Reynolds ’19 traces female representation in literature

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. John C.

By |2019-06-07T14:57:13+00:00June 7th, 2019|Academics, English, History, News, Religion, Research|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 5: C6-H0

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-05-29T18:24:32+00:00May 29th, 2019|Bicentennial, Campus, History, News|

Students experience a variety of ‘War Stories’ in spring course

“The representation of contemporary war is one of my primary research areas,” said Stacey Peebles, associate professor of English and director of film studies. “I was in graduate school writing a dissertation about World War II and Vietnam War literature when Sept. 11 happened, and I realized that this whole understanding of modern war and

By |2019-05-17T13:57:00+00:00May 16th, 2019|Academics, English, Film Studies, History, News|

Commencement 196 to be streamed live on Centre website

Commencement Headquarters | Live Stream Centre College’s 196th Commencement, featuring an expected 332 graduates, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2019 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that

Ryan Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to teach in Spain

Soon-to-be Centre College graduate Ryan Collins ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) will exchange his diploma for a passport, as he was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Spain. Collins will be working as an English teaching assistant (ETA) and U.S. cultural ambassador to faculty and students in Galicia. Collins said Spanish has always been a defining characteristic

By |2019-05-15T17:13:28+00:00May 15th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, History, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Campus buildings join Danville–Boyle County registry for historic properties

Centre College recently partnered with Boyle Landmark Trust to dedicate five buildings on campus: the Chenault Alumni House, Craik House, Horky House, Old Carnegie and Old Centre. A plaque dedication ceremony was held on May 7. Boyle Landmark Trust, founded in 1971, works to assure that architectural history is respected, protected and preserved for future

By |2019-05-10T12:15:28+00:00May 10th, 2019|Academics, Buildings, Campus, History, News|
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